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June 23, 2015
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Ken and Bebe Telford at the Village of Sandalwood Park By Kristian Partington Ken and Bebe Telford sit at a table along Main Street at the Village of Sandalwood Park. From a distance, they can be seen chatting and Bebe regularly breaks out in small bursts of laughter. There are headphones upon her... Read more
June 18, 2015
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By Kristian Partington When Bill Young’s friend, Marg, moved into the Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington about a year ago, Bill couldn’t resist a visit to see if it might be a suitable home for him as well, for his connection to the name Tansley goes back a long, long way. Bill Young in his new... Read more
June 16, 2015
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Sandalwood Park reflects on the February flood that displaced a neighbourhood By Kristian Partington Walking through The Village of Sandalwood Park in Brampton on a sunny June morning it’s hard to imagine that only a few short months ago a frozen pipe had burst, seriously flooding Sanders... Read more
June 11, 2015
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The impact of an iPad training program at Wentworth Heights By Kristian Partington The weeks and months after Anna Lavery moved into The Village of Wentworth Heights weren’t easy for her or her husband, Harold. His daily visits often ended in sadness or frustration because, like many people living... Read more
June 9, 2015
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Grade 7 students from Great Lakes Public School at Sandalwood Park By Kristian Partington The Johnston Neighbourhood at The Village of Sandalwood Park is bustling with activity on this Tuesday morning in early June. The voices of young people and old alike mingle as Grade 7 pupils from Mrs. Ritu... Read more
June 4, 2015
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Make a Wish program at Tansley Woods takes flight By Kristian Partington The nearly full moon still lingers in the dawning sky as the sun creeps up over Kitchener this clear June morning, while from a trailer, a team of three unravel the fabric that will make a dream come true. Tansley Woods... Read more
June 3, 2015
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Pilot program at Erin Meadows a great success, say team members By Kristian Partington When the team at The Village of Erin Meadows in Mississauga first heard about the Java Mentorship Program, they knew there were residents in the village who could benefit from it. These are the residents who are... Read more
June 2, 2015
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Published resident finds inspiration in the people around her By Kristian Partington Margaret Santos has been writing poetry since she was a little girl in elementary school and now her poems can be found in two separate, recently published poetry collections. Margaret Santos, the Poet from Erin... Read more
May 28, 2015
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‘Lunch is on me today’ he says, as he pays the $500 tab By Kristian Partington His name was Ian. That’s all Jennifer Gould really knows about the man who moved her to tears on what was just another day picking up food for the Diner’s Club at The Village of Sandalwood Park in Brampton, where she’s... Read more
May 26, 2015
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Three Rec. and Leisure Studies students discuss their time at Winston Park By Kristian Partington On an early-April afternoon around the large table in the community centre at The Village of Winston Park, 10 Conestoga College students are celebrating the end of their placement. They’re the largest... Read more

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